Kokomo Daily Tribune, December 24, 1894

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December 24, 1894

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Kokomo Daily Tribune (Newspaper) - December 24, 1894, Kokomo, Indiana The Kokomo Daily Tribune. iWELcTH YEAR. NO. 97.KOKOMO, INDIANA, MONDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 24, 1894. PRICE TWO CENTS Ile Merry aud Happy, but—re ai em ber that good Clothing is a never-to-be-forgotten necessity. Our $10.00 Suit will help to make happiness. Do not wear the garments of the bygone past, but modernize your manly form by introducing it to our kcloth-ing. AN OVERCOAT, What a present for your son—your brother—your husband. Let us show you the beautiful, inexpensive articles appropriate for holiday presents. Let your dollars laugh to learn our prices. We clothe the boys to please the old folks, and the >oungs,ers, too—to comfort the body aud please the sight. KF,WEIH & WILLIAMS CLOTHING A SHOE GO. No. 14 N. Main St. MI NC KI-LA NBO Ilk DR. MARTHA ALLEN PARRY, ii DISEASES OF WOMEN ANO UH I LD KEN A SPECIALTY'. Office and residence No. IOO North Main St. Houri* lo to 1*2 a. in., I to 3 p in.; Sundays i to ti p. rn.    dec    I-in J dw MONEY TO LOAN. Loans procured on most favorable terras. Privilege of partial payments. We will take pleasure in answering inquiries. ELLIOTT & OVERTON. ATTORNEY'S. Southeast corner Public Square, over Darby’s store.    dw JUAN* ANH DISCOUNTS. |y| Q ^ Y j To Loan at all Times Money loaned ?o    e wanting safe invest ments. Good set Ay. Extensive experience. Best of references. W. E. BLACKLIDGE, Atty. Room I Kennedy Block.    dw-yl CHAS. W. TREES, HUM ROOMS I A 2, WILSON BLOC K. Aetna, of Hartf* rd; Niagara, of New Y'ork: Phoenix, of london; St. Paul F. A M. of St, Paul, Minn.; Franklin, ol Evansville, Ind. A CARD. It is now eleven years siuce Dr. E. ll uuteinger, eye, ear, nose, throat and spectacle specialist, began makiug regular visits to Kokomo, during wfiicb time lie has permanently cured thousands of chronic cases from the moderately severe to the most difficult, and successfully performed hundred of important and critical operations for Cataract, Cross Eyes, Closure of Tear Ducts, Tumors, etc., of the Eyes, Ears and Nose, with a success that commends him to the fullest confidence of his patrons, lie treats all cases, medical aud surgical, and pre*tribe* glasses especially for those difficult to fit with a skill- qual to the best specialist in the United Skates. Charges for treatment greatly reduced. There eau be no higher recognition of Dr. Huntsinger’s ability than the fact that he is now and has been for several years a regularly commissioned expert examining surgeon for the U. S. Pension Department for the Eye, Ear, Nose, Throat and the scientific examination of the Eyes in reference to defective vision requiring glasses. Dr. Huntsinger’s spectacles are the most delightful, comfortable and perfect sight-giving glasses made. Classes made to special order to fit the eyes and face without extra charge. Eyes tested free at Kirkpatrick’s office, Kokomo, Thursday, December 13 and 27. At Russiaville Friday, «Iannary ll. Ixtok for this ad every other week. DO YOU EXPECT To Become a Mother? If so, then permit us to say that Dr Pierce's Favorite Prescription is indeed, a true Mother’s Friend,” KOR IT MAKES Childbirth Easy bv preparing the system for parturition. thus assisting Nature and shortening “Labor.” The painful ordeal of childbirth is robbed of its terrors, and the dangers thereof greatly lessened to both mother and child. The peuod of confinement is also greatly shortened, the mother strengthened and built up, and an abundant secretion of nourishment for the child promoted Send lo cents for a large Book (168 pages), giving all particulars. Address. World’s Dispensary Medical Association, 663 Main St., Buffalo, N. Y'. PAINLESS CHILDBIRTH. Mrs. Fred Hunt, of Glenzvlle, A'. Y, .says:    “I read about Dr. Pierce’s Fa vorite Prescription being so good for a woman with .child, so I got two bottles last September, and December 13th I had a twelve pound baby girl. When I was confined / was not sick in any way. I did not suffer any pain, and when the child was born I walked into another room and went to bed. I keep your Extract of Smart-Weed on hand all the time. It was very cold weather and our room was Mrs. Hunt very cold but I did not take any cold, and never had any* after pain or any other pain It was all due to God and Dr. Pierce’s Favorite Prescription and Compound Extract of Smart-Weed. This is the eighth living child and the largest of them all. I suffered everything that flesh could suffer with the other babies. I always had a doctor and then he could not help nit very much, but this trifle my mother and my husband were alone with me. My baby was only seven days old when I got up and dressed and left my room and stayed up all day. ” To Those Afflicted With Diseased Eyes: Do not wait and suffer with them. Come and have them cured. My treat meat is mild. I do not use caustic, bluestone or knife, as other oeculists do regardless of pain or aft* r results. Treat all Diseases of the Eye with mild medicine, and have been successful where many cidi lieut oeculists have failed, and in no case have injured an eye. I have treated the Eye with unequalled success in Michigan, Indiana and Illinos for forty years. I can cure any curable case of Diseased Eyes in a remarkably short time; remove granulations in two weeks, also Bennis aud Growths, without pain to the patient. Children can be cured without pain or trouble. I am prepared to care for all my patients, old or young, blind or lame, in my own house, day and nigh!. I will give you satisfactory guarantee by way of trial or personal reference. All letters promptly answered. Examination and consultation Free. Office and address— MKS. DK. CA NFJ KID, No. BB S. Main St., Kokomo, Iud, an-m» dw Ivory 6oap •It Floats* BEST FOK SHIRTS. THE PROCTER & GAMBLE CO.. CINTI. HOYT’S tu KNOWLEDGE Brings comfort and improvement and tends to personal enjoyment when rightly used. The many who live better than others and enjoy rife more, with ess expenditure, by more promptly adapting the world’s best products to the needs of physical being, will attest the value to health of the pure liquid I    A •      I    _    „    _    -    -    ■    E    na„■»    . I rn «a ♦ Va -rf-V laxative principles embraced in the remedy, Syrup of Figs. Its excellence is due to its presenting in tile form most acceptable and pleasant to the taste, the refreshing and truly beneficial properties of a perfect laxative; effectually cleansing the system, dispelling colds, headaches and fevers and permanently curing constipation. It has given satisfaction to millions and met with the approval of the medical profession, because it acts on the Kidneys, Liver and Bowels without weakening them and it is perfectly free from every objectionable substance. Syrup of Figs is for sale by all druggists in 50c anil $1 bottles, but it is manufactured by the California Fig Syrup Co. only, whose name is printed on every package, also the name, Syrup of Fig*, and being well informed, you will nut accept any substitute if odored. Armed Bodies of \\ bites Knee Knell Ollie and Blacks SEVEN NEGROES NOW DEAD. 81! KE cm Filii ULU GUARANTEED. TESTIMONIALS: Delta, Fulton Co., O., Nov. 2,1838. The H. A H. Medicine Co., Toledo, O.: Dear Sirs:—I would nay lo you that I have suffered with Files for 1*2 years, and after having tried almost all kind of Pile Kemediee without any relief, I wa* induced to try your valuable Pile Cure, and found to my satisfaction before I had used one tube I was nearly cured. lean heartily recommend it to any one suffering with Piles. Y’ours very truly, R. EL TERWILLIGER. W. A. BOWLIN, DRUGGIST. dw Conspiracy Said lo E*wt to Kill White Men — No Legal Intei ference With the Mob* Ha* Keen Attempted —Conservative Citizen* Are Urging Cessation of Hostilities. (Quitman, (4a., Dec. ’24.—With seven negroes dead and an armed mob of whites and blacks in near proximity to each other, the outlook for a race war id this county is startling in its certainty. The excitement is the result of the murder of Mr. Joseph Isom, one of the most substantial farmers of Brooks county. Seven negroes’ lives were taken yesterday aud hest night to pay th*- penalty and this seems to la* only th** beginning of th** end. An Associated Press eorre-spondent visited th** scene of action and found a posse of 300 covering a space of about five miles. The largest crowd was congregated a mile and a half from Isom’s house, consisting of DM) men, armed to th** teeth and about half a mile further on there was a mob of negr *es about th** same number, armed with Winchester rides, pistols, axes, clubs and everything else conceivable waiting for th** white mob to come onto them. Conspiracy to Kill White Men. It lias lieen discovered that a number of negr*>es hail conspired to kill every man that was in th** jiosse that arrested Jerry Jeffrefh for the killing of T. Moulden, a few weeks ago, and that th** killing of Mr. Isom was the commencement to carry out this awful conspiracy. What the outcome of this will In* in the next 24 hours cannot be foretold. No action has been taken to stop the mobs sofar. Captain Tillman, father in law of Mr. Isom, i* doing all in his power to prevent further trouble and is sending all over th** country for conservative men to (‘ome and assist him iii prevailing on tin* mob to cease action. ATTEMPTED LYNCHING. A Georgia Mob Attempt* lo Take a Negro Murderer From .fail. Augusta, (4a., Dee. 24.—Hon. William H. Fleming, sjieaker of th** Georgia house, and Judge William F. Eve of the county court have finished addresses to a mob of 300 citizens that are gathered around the county jail with the intention of lynching Jake Wiggins. It is believed that better counsel has pre vailed and there will Is* no assault oil the jail. Saturday night Wiggins killed a negro named Anderson Williams, across the river in Carolina. A posse of police surrounded his house in the upper part of Augusta and broke in the door. Wiggins ojiened fir** on the officers with pistols, one in each hand. Detective Joe Murray was shot in th** head and is dying at the hospital. Policeman Stringer was also shot iii the head and can probably not recover. Policeman Wren was shot in the leg. Mr. John Davis, a spectator, was shot in the region of the heart and died in less than an hour. The negro escaped, but a little later was arrested. At 1) o’clock the crowd at the jail had increased to 1,000. There is no leader and it is not thought that any attempt will be made to enter the jail. The sheriff and mayor vow that there shall tie no lynching iii Augusta. ■tai*! by Outlaw*. Claremore, I. T., Dec. 24.—The French band of outlaws, headed by Jim French and Cherokee Bill, made a rani Saturday night on til** town of Nowata, about 25 miles mirth of here on tile Kansas and Arkansas valley railroad. Station Agent Bristow, stepping out on the platform of the station, found himself covered with four guns. He was marched through th** waitingroom, and compelled to open tilt* safe. The robbers got about    After getting the con tents of th** safe they marched the agent outside, mounted and rode away. It was feared they would rob th** passenger train, which was due, but it pulled in safely.__ A w ait int; Arrest For Murder. Chicago, Dec. 24.—Lewis Stone is at his home awaiting arrest upon a charge of having murdered two defenseless women iii Jamestown, N. Y. He says he is innocent. He was lately employed iii Buffalo and explains his presence in Jamestown on the night of the murder by saying that the train on which he was enroute to ( hicago stopped at that city and Ii** was obliged to wait several hours for another train. Stone at once surrendered and Chicago police informed him that they were awaiting instructions by mail, pending which he was released. Fight Over a Card Game. CATTI>esbURG, Ky., Dec. 24.—Charles Frederick, white, fatally shot Clark Cornell, colored, during a dispute about a dollar in a card game last night. The negro was shot five times, receiving two balls iii the left side, one in the right, one in the hip and one in th** left thigh. James Lovejoy, white, also took a hand in the melee and stabbed Cornell twice in the back. Frederick and Lovejoy escaped. Wan It Retribution? Huntington, Va., Dec. 24.—Iii McDowell county Charles Buffalo was shot and killed by C. J. Updike, a prominent coal dealer. Three years ago Buffalo killed ail Englishman within a few yards of the SJR it where lie met his death yesterday. Hotel Durned. San Antonio. Tex., Dec. 24.—The Hot Sulphur Wells hotel and natatorium near this city, was destroyed by fire yesterday. Several guests had narrow escapes and none saved any of their personal effects. Loss $17,(XX). Kicked to Death. Detroit. Dec. 24.—Emil J. Nozeek was kicked to death last night by five drunken men. No arrests. 1    FIRE IN A FLAT. I C hild* en Durned During Hie Abience of Parent*. Brookly n, Dec. 24.—A fir** occurred last night iii the fiat oeeupied by Charles Cornwall. Both Mr. Cornwall and his wife was away from their home at the time, thre** children tieing left behind. In some unaccountable way the fire started, the first intimation of it being when Mrs. Jane Hansen* an elderly woman living across the hall heard the children screaming. She opened the door of flu* Cornwall fiat and smoke rolled out. almost smothering her. She saw a smoking bundle on th** floor and it proved to tie one of til** little oui**. Picking it up. she ran screaming to the street. Mrs. Cornwall was returning from the grocery store when she saw her neighbor with the borning bundle. Immediately behind Mrs. Hansen was Maud, an older child, her clothes in flames. Mrs. Cornwall grabbed the baby from the woman and ran down the street. Some one on th** street threw a coat around the child and extinguished the flames. About" a block away the crazed mother was stopped with the infant, its clothes still smoking and both were badly burn**!. No one knew that another child was missing, tint after the fire was extinguished the charred remains were found. STOLE THE POOR FUND. Fraud* Unearthed by a Citizen** Commute* In .sioux City. Sioux City, la., Dec. 24.—The citizens’ committee investigating county bridling has made another sensational discovery. Th** eommitte has been working on warrants of 1893, and finds forgeries by wholesale, $75,(MX) in warrants having been fraudulently issued. Even the fxxir fund was shamefully robbed. There ar** about 75 forgeries in all, ranging from $50 to $5,(XX). They have l*een brought to light tty the m«>st careful examination and will be easily proved, flu* committee’s counsel claim l'**d a Shotgun. Birmingham, Ala., Dec. 24.—Details of a fatal affray come from Cherokee county. Thomas Md rarv, it is alleged, had been discussing the character of Green Brooks too freely. Brooks and son, armed with knives, started to call ujxjn Md 'rarv. The latter had a double-barreled shotgun and fired *>11 them. Green Brooks received a wound which caused death. The soil is probably fatally’ hurt. All are prominent farmers. Train Robber Sentenced. Helena, Moil, Dec. 24. — Charles Jones, train robber, has been sentenced to IO years in the penitentiary. Jones and thre** other men held up a Northern Pacific train at Grey Cliff, in eastern Montana in August, 1893. The other three were killed in the chase for their capture. Jones was once sentenced to be Banged. Cut a Police Officer. Dayton, O., I)**e. 24.—Henry Rose, viciously assaulted Police Officer James Crumley who was arresting him. The officer was horribly slashed with a knife across tin* face and n****k, one cut missing the jugular vein by a hairs breadth. Forty-eight stitches were required to sew up the wounds. < 'rumley will recover. Rose was subsequently captured. Old Soldier Die* Suddenly. Dayton, O., Dec. 24.—Alex Owens, a veteran of the military home, was placed on the cars in this city by two unknown women aud became so ill before he reached his destination that the ambulance was called and he died before hi* could get to the hospital. It was supposed to be a ease of poisoning, but an autopsy by th** coroner revealed the fact that the death was from heart disease. Arrested For Tbeft. (’hicago, Dec. 24.—Adolf Jacobson, arrested here on a telegram from the Burt Dexter company of New York, has expressed his willingness to return there without extradition proceedings. Jacobson admits he is the man wanted, but denies he took $18,(XX) of th** company’s money as charged. ii SI FI ill! ( top Failures <'ausu Brent Destitution Amouli: Farmers. MANY PERSONS BAREFOOTED Clothing I* So Srant That Shoal*! the Weather Toro Cold Many Will Freeze to Death Daly (foe Stream of Water Iii Perkin* County Woman anil Two Children Found Dead In a Cahill. Niobrara, Neb., Dee. 24.—The suffering among th** inhabitants of th** drought-blasted part of Nebraska, including three-fourths **f the residents of five counties, is bethorning more intent daily*, and immediate steps alone can prevent many deaths by starvation. Many families have not enough provis ions in their homes for one week’s sustenance, and no money to purchase the necessities of life. merchants having carried them to th** full extent of their means. Th** sufferers cannot obtain employment, and should the weather turn very cold many will freeze to death, as it is a fact that many are barefooted and have scarcely sufficient clothing to cover their nakedness. Children Almo*t Nuked. The marshal of this place saw, 12 miles from here, children without sh*x-s, and their pantaloons were so ragged they scarcely covered their nakedness. A mother aud lier two children were found dead in their little cabin this week. It is sup]xis**d the mother had been confined to her bed by sickness and she and her little ones had starved to death. The stomachs of the children were opened and not a trace of food could be discovered. There is not a stream of water in Perkins comity nor a living spring. Wells run from (XIto 200 f****t, the majority being 150 to 200 feet deep. The soil, if watered, raises good crops; if not, it bakes into a solid mass. The road and much of the prairies resemble asphalt, so hard packed and smooth are they*. Well diggers say that the soil is a solid mass 1,50 feet down, so hard that picks have to be used to loosen it. Over this smooth surface the never ceasing winds blow from every direction. They are filled with minute sand particles and are almost resistless. CARRIAGE WITHOUT HORSES. An Electric CHrringe on the Street* of Kan*a* City Cause* Wonder. Kansas (’it\\ Dec. 24.—A horseless carriage went skimming along the smooth asphalt of Fourteenth street, in the vicinity of Cherry street yesterday, filling Mother Shipton’s prophecy that “Carriages without horses shall run,” and terrifying negroes who saw sparks and apparently* sulphurous flames issuing from under it. The vehicle was an electric carriage of Kansas City* invention ami manufacture and is the only BURGLARS CAPTURED. Foii<1m-«* For Drink by tine of the Gang Defrayed Them. Erie, Pa., Dee. 24.—The ring leaders in the gang of masked burglars who a ago beat aud bound and at the point of torture seemed the * I < ),< mmj which David and Sarah Slocum had laid up for a rainy day*, have lieen captured. They ar** Frank Anderson, a farmer living within two miles from th** seem* of the robbery; Ralph Vanasler and Jeremiah Casey. The conspiracy seems to have lx***n put up by Anderson and Casey in rh** Meadville jail. Anderson was there <)ii a sentence for larceny and met Casey, who was iii for some minor offense. Anderson knew about Slocum’s wealth, also tlint lie had called iii his money. In les* than two weeks after th** pair were out of jail they, with four others, met at the Anderson rendezvous and carried out on** of th** most daring and successful burglaries iii th** history of crime in this section. < ’asey’s fondness for his cups loosened his tongue, disarmed his secretiveness aud gave the clew which resulted in the capture of the gang. HORRIBLE TRAGEDY. Wife him! Two Uliildrt-n Shot by a Drunken ll u.IkiiiI. Vancouver, B. C., IX*e. 24.—The most horrible tragedy ever perpetrated iii this city occurred Saturday, resulting iii th** death of two if not three persons. George Frederick Ashford, a laborer iii th** employ of th** Canadian Pacific railroad, has l>een a resident here for the past two years living with his wife and five children. For some time past he has been drinking heavily. He returned horn** late Saturday night and going up stairs In* woke his wife, telling her that her cml had come, and before she was half awake he shot her in the head. Then th** little 3-year-old Violet was kill***! in a similar manner. Ni»e-y*ear-old Mildred was also shot. The two boys were awakened by th** shooting and escaped, giving th** alarm to the neighlxirs. The fiend then ran into the street and threw himself in front of a ear, hut th** motorman pulled up in time to rescue him, turning him over to th** police. Sn|>po***(I Murder. Cleveland, Dee. 24.—The coroner is investigating a »*as«* that is likely* to develop into a murder. An unknown man was found lw*side rh** Lake Shore railroad track at the foot of (’ase avenue Saturday* night with a hole iii his head which appears to have l»e**n made with u coupling pin or a club. There is nothing atxmt the man which would disclose his identity. Murderer Arrested. Mount Vernon, Ills., Dec. 24.—Noah Foster was arrested here Saturday charged with the murder of Arthur L. Brinnon. The prisoner has been taken to Taylorville and placed in jail. He had Binnion's clothes on when arrested. Faster is also lielieved to be the murderer of Henry Frank**, who was found near Foristell. Mo., Feb. 23 last. Highest of all in leavening Power - Latest U S. Gov’t Report Baking Powder ABSOLUTELY Pl/RB Moi » OI Men and Boys Make It Lively For the officers. TWO ARRESTS WERE MADF, •fnhn Hum- a1 indianapolis Police (’nm- ; inlx*ioner* to Dr Appointed .Icftcrson- j Ville Nl.'in Dubbed and Beaten Child NI orderer shooting Affray at Coxing* j ton Noir* of th*- "Mat**. I mu \NA colds, D«*e. 24.—There was a conflict tx tween the police and a mob <>f ! several hundred Ixivs and men on * “Christi ut hill” yesterday afternoon > >1 **rdered Man Identified. .    .    Carbondale,    Ills., Dec. 24.—The body one in th** I nit***! Stat**s. The^machine \ foun(j north of this city has been identified as that of James Yavel, of Harris- Operahou*e Destroyed. Williamsport, Pa., Dec. 24.—The village of Watsontown was visited by a fir** yesterday which seriously threatened the entire town. As it was, it destroyed the operahouse, four dwellings, a large livery* stable, Faust’s general store and many out buildings. The loss is estimated at $50,000, upon which there is $20,000 insurance. A Canadian Gusher. Leamington, Out., Dec. 24.—The new gas well recently sunk here was tested yesterday. Its pressure was found to bt 440 pounds to the square inch, notwithstanding a large leak oil account of imperfect capping of the well. Its daily capacity will be several million cubic feet. Deatli-Dcd Marriage. Chicago, D**c. 24.—A. P. Holz, chief clerk of the Elgin, Joliet and Eastern railroad, died at the Wellington hotel yesterday afternoon of aneurism of the heart. A particularly sad feature of the demise was the death-bed marriage of the deceased to Miss Ollie Hopewell of St. Louis. Gold and Silver Product. San Francisco, D**c. 24.—The biennial report of the state mineralogists shows that the the gold product is largely* from the quartz mines. The gold product of 1893 was $13,422,811, and the silver $527,157, making a total of $13,949,968. Dazar Durned. Stillwater, Minn., Dec. 24. — The bazar owned by A. G. Schuttinger, w*ho carried a $50,000 stock of dry goods, toys, etc., was almost totally ruined by fire and water last night, and the Murphy & O’Shaughnessey block, iii which it wag located, is badly* damaged. Itroke Through the lee. WINDOM, Minn., Dec. 24.—Paul Anderson and Andrew* Foss, w hile skating on the lake yesterday, broke through the ice and were drowned. Mint Himself. Dayton, O., Dec. 24.—Louis Shiuk, a German, agal 50, being out of work and money, craw Its I into the attic at home and shot himself dead. worked perfectly*. A speed of ll miles an hour was obtained. The carriage was attour the size of an ordinary* vehicle. One seat holding three persons faces the front aud another on* that will accommodate a similar numln-r faces th** rear. The carriage can make quick, short turns. Th** storage* batteries will run the machine about seven or eight hours. The carriage weighs about 2,000 pounds. Negro Lynched. New* Orleans, D**c. 24. — Georg* King, a desperate negro, was lynched at the slaughterhouse below this city last evening. Ut* had a difficulty with some butchers, and saying he would not be bluffed, went off and got a shotgun aud a bag of shot. Constable Gun* cairn up and tried to arrest him and the negro escaped to a barn from w hich he fired into the crowd which gathered, wounding the constable and half a dozen others. The barn was burned and the negro forced into the open air, where he was shot and then dragg**d to a tree and hung. Murdered For Two Dollar*. Carbondale, Ills., Dec. 24. — Dug Henderson and Frank Jeffrey were ar rested last night at Carterville, charged with the murder of James Tow’le. They both confessed to having committed the crime and are now lodged in jail at Murphysboro. Mr. Towle w*as on his way to Makanda, a village eight miles south of this city, where he intended to spend th** holidays with his sister. He had only about $2 on his person. House Blow ii Up With Dynamite. Detroit, Dec. 24.—A small vacant cottage in Springwell township, owned by Charles A. Frost, was blow n up with dynamite and almost completely* destroyed. Frost resides iii a house adjoining. All the w’indows in his house w*ere shattered by the concussion and the pictures and other movables were throw’ll to th** flair. James Loy and Charles Browning have been arrested charge*! charged with the crime. Tivo Indian* Murdered. Rosebud, S. IX, Dec. 24.—The wife and 6-year-old son of Yellow Bull, a subchief of th** Sioux, were found iii an isolated spot Wednesday terrible mutilated. When last seen they w*ere tieing followed by John Lance, a graduate of the Carlisle school, and Thunder Hawke, a lieutenant of police. Lance was arrested and tells a story implicating himself and Thunder Hawke. Notnrimi* Thief Escaped. Racine, Wis., IXn;. 24. — Robert Smith, alias James O'Connor, a notori-ovs forger, has escaped from the county jail here. The discovery was not made for several hours. < )’< ’onnor is well known to officers in large cities as a clever all round thief aud has done service at Joliet and Waupun. No clew to the prisoner has been obtained. Killed In a Drunken Dow. Irvine, Ky., Dec. 24.-—Charles Witt shot and killed Tom Puckett in a drunken row a few* miles w*est of here last night. The murder w*as the result of an old feud. Puckett’s body had four bullets in it, one piercing his heart burg, Ills. The circumstances indicate that two men participated iii the crime. It is suppose! th** msn had about $-30 on his person when killed. A man has been arrested on suspicion. Desperado Killed. Danville. Ky., Dee. ii. — Micajah Row’sry, th** desperado, was killed at Junction ('tty last night by Town Marshal Ellis. Rowsrv was the last of a father and s**\en sons. all of whom died with their In wits on. Simp* Closed, Cheyenne, Wy., Dec. 24.—An order has been received from General Manager Dickinson of the Union Pacific to close the shops in this city indefinitely at the end of tin* mouth About NO men will In* employed here Untilled mu (lid Mull. Homer, N. Y., Dee. 24.—On Friday evening Patrick (Quinlan, so years old, near this place, w*as assaulted and robbed. He die;! last night. Reward Fur Burglar*. Lake Forest, Ills., Dei;. 24.—The city council offers a reward of $20() for each burglar convicted of entering a house here. This action and an addition to the police force have stopped depredations. Temperance Ticket Will*. Greenup, Ills., Dee. 24.—At a special election lichi here Saturday the entire temperance ticket was successful. Weather. Indiana—Warmer; showers in northern portion. Ohio—Warmer; south winds. CON DE NSI NGS. Heavy storms ar** reported on th** seas. A (’hicago alderman has been charged with accepting a bribe of $25.(XX). The Pickwick club building at .Yew Orleans has been turned into a hotel Yew York bankers have comnienced proceedings to test the constitutionality of ti*** income tax law. Chicago Civic Federation has started a movement to establish the merit system of public employment. There bas been a heavy fall of -mow along the Oregon division of th** Southern Pacific railroad It is Db inches d«*e;> at some points. Traffic bl<H*ke*l Ex-Police Sergeant Hugh Clark of Yen Y’ork is dead from nervous prostration, supposed to have been cat used by th** |x»lice sensations. Superintendent Byrnes aud ln*pe< tor Williams are scheduled to testify la* to re th** la*sow committee Wednesday. The Western Commercial Traveler*' as sociation met in St. Gillis Saturday, l’ne association paid $!».Hon death losses dining the year. Governer Flower has dismissed the neg lect-of-duty charges against District Attorney Fellows. A collision on the London and North western railroad, England, caused the death of ID persons and injured 60 others. Fire destroyed 8,000,000 feet of lumber owned by A. Watson & Son at Tonawanda, N. Y., yesterday morning, and valued at $150,000. which came very near resulting seriously. A prisoner was taken from Patrolman Johnson by til** crowd ami flu* officer was thrown down, kicked and beaten. Patrolman Dilts, who cann* to Johnson’s rescue, had a finger broken while trying to drive back tin* mob, and Patrolman Newt Shafer, who arrived later, was struck iii th** tare. But two arrest* have b«*>*u made, but more will follow. After th** fight was over and ix*aee had lH***n restored Thomas Kane and William Burgeu were arrested. The former was slated for drunkenness, resisting ail officer and assault and battery, and th** latter for interfering with an officer. SEVEN YEARS IN PRISON. A Hor*** th ii* f Who I* Sixty-Eight Year* of Ag** mikI Ha* stole 200 Hor****. Crown Point, Iud., IX***. 24.—Judge Gillet has sentenced Charles Aldrich, an old hornethief, to seven years in the penitentiary. He says that his home is at Oshkosh, Wis., where he has a wife, and that he Ila- followed hors** stealing for 40 years. He worked northern Indiana, western Illinois aud Michigan. Fourteen horses recently stolen have been found and recovered. II** is 68 years old and rather feeble. He resembles an honest farmer, a role he has successfully playa! for many years. From statements made by himself it is believed he has stolen at least 2<X> horses. He had previously served one year in prison. POLICE COM >1 I SNI ON E RS. New Appointment* to He Mad** bv the Governor Thi* Week. Indianapolis, Dec. 24.—The terms of a number of Metropolitan police commissioners expire in a few days and Governor Matthew** will probably make the new appointments before the coming week closes, in the cities of Terre Haute, Richmond, Anderson, Muncie, South Bend, Elkhart, Michigan City, Logansport, Lafayette, New Albany aud Jeffersonville The commissioners retiring are mostly rh** Republican members of th** respective boards. .lolin Burns at Iiidiaiiapoli*. Indianapolis, Dec. 24.—John Burns, the London lalxtr reformer, addressed an enthusiastic meeting in Tomlinson hall Saturday night. His address related largely to the attitude workingmen should assume in political and governmental matters. He urged the breaking up of monopoly control in municipal affairs, and made a strong appeal for the destruction of the spoils system. Robb***! anil Beaten. Jeffersonville, Iud., Dec. 24.—Burglars, after ransacking the house of William Wahl, went to his bedroom and beat him while asleep. His cries awoke his wife, and before she could realize the situation Walli s head was horribly beaten by a blunt instrument in the hands of on** of the scoundrels. Wahl’s injuries are thought fatal. The robbers escaped. >■ I ii** Accident*. Shelburn, Iud,, Dec. 24.—Samuel Sirens, working in the Lofton mine, and a nuui named Smith, in the Star City mine, were lxith badly injured by falling r*x*k and slate. At the Star City mine an accident which wrecked the two cages came near causing th** death of the engineer and fireman. Au 0<I<1 Ileal Ii. Terre Haute, Iud., Dec. 24.—Mrs. Julia Handgun, a widow, fell out of bed in such a way as to break her neck. It is the presumption that she became entangled in tin* lied clothing in such manner that in attempting to get out of bed she fell, striking her head on the floor. Hied From Hi* Wound*. Auburn, Iud., Dec. 24.—Word comes I from Fostoria, CX, that Henry Harris, j who was badly wounded in a fight with I tramps iii a Baltimore and Ohio boxcar j two weeks ago, is dead. A half-dozen ; bullets were taken out of Ins head. | Murderers still at large. A Young Murderer. Rochester, Iud., Din*. 24. — Two j cosuins, aged 7 aud IO, sons of Edward and George Brugh, engaged in a quarrel oil their way home from school, the older boy stabbing the younger with a penknife, killing him instantly. The families art* prominent. Shooting Affray at Covington. Covington, Ind.. Dec. 24.—A shoot-1 ing scrape occurred here Saturday, in which Mark Martin shot Mort Crane in the left side above the stomach. The men had been playing poker. Martin is in rail IMH ANA PARAGRAPHS. George Work, a farmer near .Jeffersonville, wa* k»11«*« I I iv H falling tr**«*. David Emu* of Frankfort had an arni so crushed iii a cornsheller as to require amputation. A Jo (nib* footrace lief ween (Jeorge Grant ami E (». Engledrum at Ply mouth, for Indiana championship, was won by Kngle-driini. A *15.UUU high s* ii<><ii building was dedi cate*! at Thorntown Saturday. William I* Hutton, a prominent man of Richmond, died Saturday An electric railway to run from Green wood to Indianapolis bas ix***n voted a subsidy of *34.cen by Pleasant township, .John son county. Ms ijority. 53. NEW CURRENCY SCHEME. An Illinois Hanker Propose* a Measure With New Feature*. Bi/ximington, Ills., Dec. 24.—Alvin B. Hoblit. cashier of the National State bank of this city, a manlier of the executive commute.* of the Illinois State , Bankers’ association, has formulated a | currency scheme which he believes is superior to the Baltimore plan and i which lias received til** indorsement of a number of able financiers in the illinois Stat** Bankers' association. His plan is as follows: 1. Begin funding the greenback and treasury notes by issuing S joO,OOO.*MG wort h Cif”* per cent Ixinds for banking purposes. Allow banks to issue currency to the par I value of these ixMids. Discontinue tax on l their circulation. 2. Allow banks with unimpaired capital to issue an additional 20 per cent of circulation secured by their assets. Upon this added curreiicj levy a tax of I per cent per annum for the average time it is in circa fat ion 3. This 'Jo per cent of circulation in capital will give the necessary elasticity to our currency system needed iii times of stringency of the money market. 4 With the proceeds of sale of boud**, retire a like amount of greenbacks and treasury notes, which are a constant menace to the cml it of the government. PEOPLE H YPNOT1CED. Remarkable Action* of Some of the Citizen* of an Ohio Town. New Riegle, CX, Dec. 24.—Residents of this phtce are greatly excited over the doings of a mail calling himself Professor Rock claiming to be a hypnotist. He came here about a week ago. His first lecture was attended by about IOO of New Riegle’s liesf citizens, and his powers uixrn them were forcibly demonstrated. Many of the villagers who had attended Professor Rock’s lectures have been standing upon the streets excitedly haranguing listeners. The speakers previously had scarcely known an emotion. The religiously inclined were depicting the past, present and future. Much sympathy* was expressed for them. Dominick Marks, a well known resident of New Ricglc, walked to Tiffin in a hypnotic state. K*cape of a Denperado. Wichita, Kau., Doc. 24.—Oliver Jewett, on** of th** worst desperadoes in the Indian Territory, was sentenced to be hanged n**xr Friday for the murder of Tom Pinole! ami his son iii th** Cherokee strip, has escape! from th** Woodward (O. T.) jail. Two or three hundred officers and citizens of Woodward aud vicinity are searching for him, but he will probably get away, as it is certain that his friends from the Indian country aided his escape. Suicide From Mortification. Rockford, Ala., Dec. 24.—Albert Gordon, aged 22 and well connected, was arrested on ail indictment charging gambling on Sunday and was jailed after a desperate bur unsuccessful effort to escape. When Jailor Reidy went to Gordon’s cell to carry a blanket he found him hanging to a bar by his suspender* with his hands tied behind him, dead. Mortification over his arrest was the cause. In Congretw. Washington, Dec. 24.—There was a small attendance and but little interest in th** proceeding of congress Saturday. In the holist* the principal feature was a renewal of the debate on the currency bill, Mr. Bryan of Nebraska making the principal sp**eeh, opposing the bill, at th** close of which rh** house adjourned until Jan. 3, 1895. No business of importance wa* transacted in the senate, which also adjourned until Jan. 3. Poison Iii tile Bread. 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